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Gaming Today Bethesda Mods are coming to PS4 in limited form, after all.

Just when you thought the #drama was over, suddenly, and no doubt in the face of mounting community pressure, Sony have done an about-face on the matter, and decided mods can come to Skyrim and Fallout 4 after all, but with major restrictions. We're probably not going to win any awards for being first on this story, but it's here for the sake of completion:...

 

Gaming Today Forza Horizon 3 and Halo 5 have been cracked open to mods...

It's fair to say that the Universal Windows Platform, while offering some token mod support in the form of an isolated folder that games can optionally load mod content into, isn't exactly the most mod-friendly platform, except until now, perhaps... It's a shame that UWP is such a closed platform, as recent hits like Forza Horizon 3 are only available throu...

 

Gaming Today Doom 2 mod Unloved rebuilt in Unreal 4

The popular mod for Doom 2, Unloved, which was originally released in 2010, has been rebuilt using Unreal Engine 4, letting players experience the Silent Hill inspired horror in a whole new fidelity. The new engine allows the now fan-game to present a much darker, gruesome experience than the Doom 2 engine could permit - this game isn't for the faint of hea...

 

Gaming Today National Crime Agency: modding games leads to hacking

In the latest stunning example of a UK government agency not having any idea what it's talking about, the UK's National Crime Agency, a nationally funded body designed to deal with serious and organised crime, suggested modding  games turns kids into cyber-criminals. Game modding is, as we all know, not a new thing, so for the NCA to come out with this stat...

 

Gaming Today Minecraft: Windows 10 and Pocket Edition to get limited mods

Microsoft announced today at MineCon, the yearly official Minecraft convention, that both the Pocket Edition and Windows 10 edition (both of which share most of the same code) will be getting limited mod support in the form of "add-ons". While Microsoft isn't labelling the feature as mods, due to their limited nature, the new add-ons will allow users to twe...

 

Gaming Today Battlegrounds: The latest mod turned full game

Battlegrounds is a new game which is being created in collaboration with a modder known as PLAYERUNKNOWN, best known for creating the "Battle Royale" series of mods for Arma 3 and H1Z1 - but is this new, Unreal Engine 4 based game, any good? The game, known by it's full title of "Playerunknown's Battlegrounds", takes the Battle Royale concept and brings it...

 

Gaming Today Mods are no longer coming to Fallout 4 or Skyrim on PS4

We know, you got sick of hearing about it, that's why we created our handy state-o-meter to keep track of the affair without 1001 articles flooding the page. Fear no longer, though, the drama is finally over: Bethesda have officially decided to call it a day, due to lack of co-operation from Sony. In a statement that has just been released, Bethesda said;...

 

Gaming Today GTA V Redux creator hacked

Unfortunate news for fans looking forward to the spectacular GTA V Redux mod we covered a few weeks ago; a targeted hack against the mod author means there will be some delays to the release, but thankfully not for long. The mod author was a victim of a targeted attack, which has left the assets for the mod compromised and caused some data loss, thankfully,...

 

Gaming Today Which graphics card should I choose for modding?

It's a question that actually comes up more often than not on our forums: "Which graphics card is best to run modded Fallout 4?"  It's a good question, too. Games that run mods often tend to perform worse than stock versions for various reasons. So what should you, as a modder, look for when buying a GPU? To answer that question we need to more fully explor...

 

Gaming Today Nexus Mods bans Fallout 4 Donald Trump Mod

A new mod that adds Donald Trump to the Fallout 4 universe, with new quests and the ability to add the controversial politician and businessman as a companion, has been banned by Nexus Mods, citing copyright concerns. The mod, created by author Nyuton, was designed to show "how well Trump fits into the Fallout universe". The player finds Trump in Diamond Ci...

 

Gaming Today No Man's Sky Mods Take Off

Captain's Log. Stardate 47634.44. In spite of a rocky launch, the E.S.C. FilesCruiser has exited the Sol system and is making for the final frontier at light speed. Chief of Engineering Sheepeep has informed me that our flux-capacitor is in need of changing, so we're stopping by at the nearest Modification Depot. That's right, folks. No Man's Sky has alread...

 

Gaming Today Nintendo Files DMCA Notice on Metroid Fan-game

Japanese entertainment giant, Nintendo, is no stranger to controversies. They're starch defenders of their IP and trademarks, and have, in the past, even gotten into conflict with various YouTube personalities over their rights to a cut of their profits. Now, they're once more in the spotlight. The Twitter account belonging to MetroidDatabase, a huge fansit...

 

Gaming Today ARK: Survival of the Fittest mod support released

Studio Wildcard have announced full Steam Workshop support for dinosaur survival spin-off ARK: Survival of the Fittest, with both mod and custom map support, by re-integrating it back into ARK: Survival Evolved. As of today, ARK: SotF has been re-integrated into it's originator, Ark: Survival Evolved. This allows the developer to be able to provide unlimite...

 

Gaming Today Farming Simulator 17 brings mods to PC and Consoles

While not always seen in the best of lights, nobody can argue the somewhat inexplicable popularity of the Farming Simulator series. The quality of the games has been on the rise in recent instalments, and the latest edition promises to bring mod support to both the PC and console versions. For those not familiar with the Farming Simulator series, and I can...

 

Gaming Today Fallout 4 LGBT Family mod attracts violent reaction

The mod, which allows you to change dialogue and all references to your pre-war spouse to be the same sex as your character, has attracted violent, homophobic messages and even death threats. The "LGBT Family" mod was created by Overseer777, to give players the choice of being a part of a same-sex couple in the in-game universe. The dialogue was also change...